Asia Society Texas Center

ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for Kids

Monday, Jun. 12, 2017 – Friday, Jun. 16, 2017

09:00 AM – 03:00 PM


ExploreAsia: Culture Camp (Monica Villareal)

ExploreAsia camps are designed to engage students with Asian art, culture, and history.

The Dances of India
Learn and perform original dances inspired by traditional and contemporary Indian dance techniques. Students will study the history of Indian dance, clothing, and costuming, and create their own props to use for the performance. This camp is in collaboration with the Anjali Center for Performing Arts and is recommended for students ages 6-12.

For more information, or to be added to the ExploreAsia email list, please contact Sarah Collins at 713.496.9914 or SCollins@AsiaSociety.org.


Early Bird Pricing (through April 17): $225 Members, $275 Nonmembers
Regular Pricing: $275 Members, $325 Nonmembers
For each camp session, a $30 discount will be applied per additional child registered.

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About the Camp

About The Anjali Center for Performing Arts

The Anjali Center for Performing Arts, established in 1975, is Texas' first and premier Indian dance institute, dedicated to promoting and preserving Indian classical art forms. At Anjali, the legendary tradition of Indian Classical Dance is safely preserved. Since its inception, Anjali has blossomed into a renowned institution under the direction of its Founder, internationally renowned dancer, teacher and choreographer, Dr. Rathna Kumar. The phenomenal strides achieved in these past forty-one years mark the institution as a microcosm of joy, energy, awareness, sense of accomplishment and integrity. Rathna Kumar and Anjali have become synonymous with Indian dance in Houston and all over the US. www.anjalicenter.org

Additional Camps

Be the Change: Exploring Culture through Children’s Connections
Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 9

Unveiling the East
Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30

Manga Style!
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Oceanic Adventure
Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28

The Dances of China
Monday, August 14 - Friday, August 18


  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Free Hours: Admission to the building and Grand Hall exhibition is free. Admission to the Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members; $5 for nonmembers.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri’s little sister is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm


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